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7.4 earthquake hit off the coast of guatemala this morning. officials there say the worst of the damage is in the state of san marcos near the mexican border. a red cross spokesperson says folks across the entire country felt the quake and there are reports of buildings shaking as far as away as mexico city and el salvador. guatemala's president calls it the largest quake to hit his country in more than 35 years. at least one person is dead and several others trapped when part of a shopping center collapses. that tops our news around the world in 80 seconds. guana, authorities say the top floor of the five story department store came crashing down in the capital city. amateur video shows a large crowd gathering around a pile of debris. rescuers pulled out several victims. the nation's president cancelled campaigning for the day to visit the site and donated it a disaster zone. chile. dozens of fishermen battled police in the capital city of santiago a limit over fishing. the fishermen claim it could cripple their business. they set up road blocks on threw stones. the cops
and support breast cancer research and access to care. jon: massive destruction in guatemala to tell you about after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake there. dozen os of people dead -- dozens of people dead and the scale of the devastation just beginning to emerge. rick folbaum has the latest. >> reporter: this is tough. it was a big one, as you said, 7.4, and it took dozens of lives, jon, a death toll that officials there say will go higher. this is what it looked like in zahn marcos -- san marcos, galt guatemala, and you might notice some buildings are standing and others are piles of rubble. that's because the newer buildings were built to withstand this kind of shock, the older ones just crumbled. more than 150 homes going down. the quake was felt in neighboring mexico and el salvador, there was even a tsunami alert off the coast of el salvador. as for the victims, in one case an swire family was -- an entire family was killed. a couple and their six young children crushed from rocks and earth from a hill that slid into their home. aftershocks continue to rattle nerves there. the cleanup and the
there is a desperate search on for survivors in guatemala after a massive quake yesterday struck near san marcos, near the mexican border. nearly 50 reported dead so far but dozens believed buried under collapsed buildings and other debris. that earthquake had a magnitude 7.4. rescue efforts tonight there today. martha: congressman paul ryan now heads back to washington where there is indeed lots of work to do. he will continue his responsibilities there as the chairman of the house budget committee, which is a powerful position, as we face a mountain of debt that now stands at more than $16 trillion. so where do we go with all this? art laffer is former reagan economic adviser. art, good morning, good to see you this morning. >> good morning, martha how are you. martha: i'm doing just fine, thank you. let's talk about paul ryan. he was vilified for his budget when it came out and passionately supported by others. the president called him out on it once in a public forum. he ran for vice president, lost, now what? >> well, now i think the ryan budget is a real problem for the president. when he was ru
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